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#2181613 - 11/13/13 02:11 PM Seven Notes Is All You Get  
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It was a beautiful sunny day in Central Park. There was a small spinet piano overlooking the lake facing west with the inviting message written on it, ‘Play Me’. The wind was gusting and I could feel the need to play. I sat down at the piano and to my surprised, only seven notes worked. Seven notes are all you get. No! Not just seven notes! Up for the challenge, I could only think of one thing to do. ‘Improvise!’ Enjoy! RK

http://youtu.be/sytOvtsfwrM

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#2181633 - 11/13/13 02:57 PM Re: Seven Notes Is All You Get [Re: Randy Klein]  
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Heptacular!

#2181927 - 11/13/13 09:50 PM Re: Seven Notes Is All You Get [Re: Sir Lurksalot]  
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Wouldn't that be Septacular! Thanks...RK

#2182101 - 11/14/13 05:24 AM Re: Seven Notes Is All You Get [Re: Randy Klein]  
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hey, very nice improvisation! I just watched the video and am still "singing" laugh

I liked the actual piano too... but definitely with more keys working.

I'm having a look at your other videos, nice to find several pianos in NYC. Do you know for how long will they be there?

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#2182312 - 11/14/13 02:30 PM Re: Seven Notes Is All You Get [Re: Randy Klein]  
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Haha that's funny. I wish that I would walk down the street and just randomly find a piano that I could play...even if only 7 of the notes worked. Good stuff!


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#2182398 - 11/14/13 06:01 PM Re: Seven Notes Is All You Get [Re: evamar]  
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there were 88 pianos spread through the 5 boroughs of NY...I would assume that this event will repeat again next June 2014....I was also told that Boston and Toronto had similar events.

#2183023 - 11/15/13 07:51 PM Re: Seven Notes Is All You Get [Re: Randy Klein]  
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Thanks Randy this is my highlight today!


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